Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See heliport.

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  • n. A small landing place for helicopters, denoted by a large "H".

Etymologies

heli- + pad (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tory MP Sir Michael Spicer, who put in Ā£7,000 of gardening claims - including hedge cutting around his 'helipad' - and the cost of hanging a chandelier, is also on the list.

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  • Implicit in the construction of such a helipad is the hope in the worst case of avoiding the sort of panicked public rooftop departure that marked the American defeat in Vietnam.

    The Mega-Bunker of Baghdad

  • It looked like on the helipad, which is on that side.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2001

  • Leading from the helipad was a yet more formal pathway.

    Last Chance to See

  • "acceptable", including the work he had done on his 'helipad' - which he held was not a real helipad.

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  • The "Futenma Replacement Facility," as by now it was known, had grown from a modest "helipad," as it was referred to in 1996, to a removable, offshore pontoon with a runway, initially 1,500 meters but gradually stretching to

    Independent Media Center: Japan

  • In December 2006, he submitted, although he claimed last night that the "helipad" was a "family joke".

    Telegraph Major News

  • Another was allowed to claim for a "helipad" to be maintained.

    Telegraph Major News

  • He brings her up to the helipad which is conveniently located right next to the Space Needle.

    BuddyTV

  • Closest crane is approximately 100 -150 feet South and East of the helipad.

    Helipad Contact Info

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